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Good Look Into The Monastic LifestyleAug. 28 2013
- Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition
If you ever wanted to know what it's like to be selected to attend a Zen Buddhist monastery, this is probably the first, and perhaps only, book you'll want to read. It basically follows the process.
I wanted to know what's involved in living this lifestyle. After reading the book, I'm not so sure I would be cut out for it.
It's a tough, isolated, and demanding life suited for for one out of a million who are truly interested in the path to enlightenment as a monk. Very well written and thorough account of the selection and training of a Zen monk.